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The 2011 Peninsula Oilers feature athletes from all corners of the country - California, Iowa, Florida, New Mexico. But no one traveled as far as Gabriel Asakura for a chance to play on the central Kenai Peninsula. Asakura, 22, was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and moved to the United States in January...

Sun, 07/31/2011 - 8:00am

The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions - Motocross Division held its fourth city race of the season Saturday at Twin Cities Raceway. The results follow: 125 intermediate 1. Frank Navarro; 2. Jim Hakkinen; 3. Randy Dobbs. 125 novice 1. Austin Dobbs; 2. Alex Rodriguez; 3. ...

Mon, 08/01/2011 - 8:00am

First came the hitting outburst. Then the dog pile. And finally, the Gatorade bath. Now the Peninsula Oilers are champions. The Oilers defeated the Athletes in Action Fire 10-4 in seven innings in the first game of a doubleheader Friday evening at a sun-soaked Coral Seymour Memorial Park, earning th...

Fri, 07/29/2011 - 6:08pm

With his team in a funk, Greg Anderson said the Peninsula Oilers needed a spark from someone. On Thursday, teammate Patrick Wisdom stepped forward. Wisdom went 3 for 4 with four RBIs and the Oilers moved within one win of clinching their first Alaska Baseball League regular-season title since 2006, ...

Fri, 07/29/2011 - 8:00am

Soldotna High School volleyball tryouts will be held Aug. 8 and 9, from 3 to 6 p.m. Players should wear a numbered shirt and bring court shoes, snacks and water. Players should also obtain a sports physical prior to participating. Paperwork packets are available at the SoHi gym from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Fri, 07/29/2011 - 9:59am

The South Wolverines advanced to the American Legion state championship with a 6-3 victory Wednesday over Fairbanks at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage.

Thu, 07/28/2011 - 8:00am

Maybe I'm old school, but losing has never appealed to me. What's fun about losing? Last weekend's Walker Cup is a great event, because both sides want to whoop each other's rear end. None of this cupcakes-and-sunshine, everyone-is-a-winner nonsense.

Thu, 07/28/2011 - 8:00am

Charlie Gillies notched eight strikeouts and came within one strike of tossing a complete game, leading the Athletes in Action Fire to a 5-2 ABL victory over the Peninsula Oilers at Coral Seymour Memorial Park.

Thu, 07/28/2011 - 8:00am

The Twins led 3-0 entering the bottom of the fifth inning, 4-2 entering the bottom of the seventh and 5-4 entering the bottom of the eighth, when Dimond finally broke the game open.

Wed, 07/27/2011 - 8:00am

The Miners used five pitchers, and outfielders Michael Gerlach and Wesley Jones combined for five hits as Mat-Su scored a 5-2 win over the Oilers at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer on Tuesday.

Wed, 07/27/2011 - 8:00am


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